Hoisin Slant

Hoisin Slant

Are you bored of cooking the same sauce or curry for dinner? How about trying a sauce with a Hoisin Slant?  Hey… what’s a hoisin (hoi.sin) sauce? Well, hoisin sauce is like a Chinese barbecue sauce, thick, pungent and sweet. It is used in Asian stir-fries and...
Banny Cranny Cookies

Banny Cranny Cookies

Facebook Status: “What do I do with a dozen of over-ripe bananas?” To solve this Gordian task, my friends did come to rescue with over a dozen of creative suggestions. This made me think…a dozen ain’t enough! To keep it simple, I used some in my smoothie and used the...
Naughty Peanuts with Watercress and Cabbage

Naughty Peanuts with Watercress and Cabbage

Ingredients: Oil -1 Tbsp Ginger (crushed) – 1 Tbsp Garlic (crushed) – 2 cloves Sesame seeds – 1Tbsp Peanuts – ¼ cup Watercress leaves (cleaned de-stemmed and chopped) -4-5 cups Purple cabbage (chopped) – 3 cups Mung bean sprouts – 1 cup Vinegar – 1 ½ tsp Lemon 1 tsp...
Khichadi

Khichadi

Khichadi is another recipe made from mung and rice. It is one of the most popular comfort foods among Indians. Ingredients: Rice – 1 ¼ cups Mung Daal (split lentil) – 1 ¼ cups Water – 5 cups Salt – 1 tsp Turmeric (Haldi) – ¼ tsp. Hing (asafetida) – 1 pinch Ghee – 1tsp...
Sprouted Moong Bean Salad

Sprouted Moong Bean Salad

Recipe developed by Aarti Batavia MS, RDN, CLT, CFSP, IFMCP. PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES TOTAL TIME: 25 minutes SERVINGS: 2 Mung beans (green gram seeds) are commonly used in Southeast Asian cooking- India, Thailand, China, Burma, Japan and Korea. It is an excellent source...